Tell the Story

Written by Shanna Kirkpatrick, Chara Founder 5/24/2022   Tell The Story   In the Spring of 2006 I was driving down FM 518 when I got the phone call I had been waiting for!  The call that was supposed to launch me into my chosen career as a drill team director, was actually a call…

The Summer Stride

Written by Meghan Owen, School Director 06/03/2019 Summer has officially underway at Chara Christian Dance Academy, as classes start today with Open Play.  We have a variety of fantastic summer program offerings for dancers of every age! You might have been wondering lately if summer dance classes are right for your child.  From our experience,…

Chara Joy

The JOY in Chara

Written by Shanna Kirkpatrick, Owner 9/24/2018 DISCOVERY You may be like me, “blessed” with a name that is perceived in different ways.  Shayna, Shawna, Shannon…you name it, I have been called it. It’s Shanna by the way, think “Hannah” but with the Sh sound at the beginning.  Therefore, you would think that when it came to…